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NORDICCS is a virtual CCS networking platform aiming at increasing the deployment and commercialization of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology in the Nordic region.

The project involves some of the major CCS stakeholders in the five Nordic countries. Both industry, academia and research organizations are represented. The NORDICCS project was launched autumn 2011 and has a planned operation of five years. The overall aim is to develop a Nordic CCS roadmap, which will define a vision for industrial CCS implementation in the Nordic countries. It will outline the technologies most attractive for CO2 capture, transport and storage in addition to a timeline for their implementation.

The main objective of NORDICCS is to boost the deployment of CCS with the purpose to:

  • Provide Nordic industry-driven leadership within CCS innovation and realization
  • Demonstrate how CCS can contribute to the Nordic portfolio of climate change mitigation options
  • Enable the Nordic countries to join forces to become pioneers in large-scale implementation of CCS
  • Multi-contextual focus to utilize Nordic differences for broad stakeholder and global relevance
  • Strengthen the competitive power of the region by combining complementary capacities of the Nordic countries

Project is split on six work packages, where Tel-Tek is WP leader for WP3, and contributes in WP 1,4 and 5 as well.

 More information regarding the WPs:

  1. Assumptions and premises
  2. Communication
  3. Feasibility studies of industry cases
  4. CO2 Capture
  5. CO2 Transport
  6. The Nordic CO2 Storage atlas

The end goal of the project is to assess the feasibility of the industrial CCS cases based on the final technical and economical evaluation.

Project manager and contact person


2011 - 2015


VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Chalmers University of Technology, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU), GEUS, University of Iceland, SINTEF Petroleum Research, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), University of Oslo, SINTEF Energy Research

Funded by

NICE, Nordic innovation (toppforskningsinitiativet)



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